Taneytown, Maryland 

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Climate in Taneytown, Maryland

Taneytown, Maryland gets 43 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Taneytown averages 27 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 209 sunny days per year in Taneytown. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Taneytown gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 114 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 21
Rain: averages 43 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 27 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Taneytown is 7.2 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Maryland.

7.2 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Taneytown, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Taneytown, MarylandUnited States
  43.0 in.38.1 in.
  26.6 in.27.8 in.
  113.9 days106.2 days
  209 days205 days
  85.3°85.8°
  20.8°21.7°
  7.27
  3.84.3
  502 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Taneytown with an average high temperature of 85.3°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Maryland. In Taneytown, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Taneytown are September, June and May.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Taneytown with an average of 20.8°. This is one of the coldest places in Maryland.


In Taneytown, there are 14.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is one of the coolest places in Maryland.


In Taneytown, there are 118.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Maryland.


In Taneytown, there are 1.7 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is one of the coldest places in Maryland.


September is the wettest month in Taneytown with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.8 inches. The wettest season is Summer with 27% of yearly precipitation and 22% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 43.0 inches in Taneytown means that it is drier than most places in Maryland.


May is the rainiest month in Taneytown with 11.9 days of rain, and February is the driest month with only 8.0 rainy days. There are 113.9 rainy days annually in Taneytown, which is about average compared to other places in Maryland. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 26.6 inches in Taneytown means that it is snowier than most places in Maryland. February is the snowiest month in Taneytown with 10.6 inches of snow, and 5 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Taneytown    2 Reviews
    Lisa - 7/5/2006
    Wonderfull Parks, great neighbors, and a Main St community. Employment is good but cost of living and housing are very high. The local Library may be small but the... Read More

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    Maryland is for Horses - 5/8/2006
    Having lived in various areas throughout Maryland, I can say that Maryland supports its equestrian community fully. From showing to trails, Maryland offers an... Read More


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